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Dec 7, 2012 11:00pm PST
of representatives and was recently re-elected to his second term in the senate. he's the longest serving independent in the history of congress. he was in new york earlier this week and we met for this interview. welcome. good to see you again. >> good to be with you, bill. >> this is a strong letter, inspired one of your colleagues in the senate says, by you. what's the beef? >> what the chairmanf the fcc is now talking about is making a bad situation much worse by loosening up the cross-ownwnersp rules, which means now that a media giant, one of the big companies, whether it's murdoch's news corp. or anyone else, will be able to own major television stations, a newspaper, and radio stations within a given community. and that means people are jujus not going to be hearing different points of view. >> i brought with me a story from "the new york times" that drives home the point you're making. it begins with a dateline out of san angelo, texas. "call a reporter at the cbs television station here, and it might be an anchor for the nbc station who calls back. or it might be the news director who runs
Dec 2, 2012 6:30pm PST
. >> the american legislative exchange council, or alec. >> alec is a nationwide consortium of elected state legislators working side-by-side with some of america's most powerful corporations. they have an agenda you should know about, a mission to remake america, changing the country by changing its laws one state at a time. alec creates what it calls "model legislation," pro-corporate laws like this one, that its members push in statehouses across the nation. alec says close to a thousand bills, based at least in part on its models, are introduced every year. and an average of 200 pass. this has been going on for decades. but somehow, alec managed to remain the most influential corporate-funded political organization you'd never heard of -- until a gunshot sounded in the florida night. >> trayvon martin unarmed but for a bag of candy and iced tea that he was carrying. >> you'll recall that the shooter in trayvon martin's death was protected at first by florida's so-called stand-your-ground law. that law was the work of the national rifle association. there's its lobbyist standing right bes
Dec 9, 2012 8:00am PST
know, foreseeable future, some sort of latino elected as president. now, i will say, i do not believe that that's going to be me, but i do believe that as jorge ramos has said... >> hinojosa: you don't believe it's going to jorge ramos... ( laughing ) no! >> ...that that person has been born. >> hinojosa: yeah. >> so it's in the foreseeable future, and i think that's just... that's the greatness of the country and that's the perseverance of folks like my mother and many, many other folks who have worked hard to help bring the country along to a point where it is possible for this generation of latinos to be less burdened with having to fight that fight. >> hinojosa: yeah, and you use that word a lot. you say that your generation of latinos are less burdened than, you know, kind of, if you will, the angry chicano rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s. and yet, you look at our country in the year 2011 in terms of latinos, and i was thinking, "well, really? are we less burdened? i mean, yohave a state that right now is... many latinos feel is outwardly anti-latino-- arizona. you have a
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